The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is a classic East vs. West match-up featuring the nation's top 84 high school football players from across the country. Considered high school football's biggest game, the U.S. Army All-American Bowl will take place in the Alamodome, in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday, January 5, 2008.
Among the digital rights provided to Rivals.com for the U.S. All-American Bowl are the following:
Preferred media access to all U.S. Army All-American Bowl activites, including the game, practices, award ceremonies and combine
Exclusive online video rights to practices
Exclusive online video interview rights to players
Exclusive online media access and data distributor for the U.S. Army Combines for underclassmen
The game will be televised live on NBC at 1:00 p.m. (EST). During the telecast, several of the nation's elite football recruits are expected to announce their college decisions.
Since its inception, the U.S. Army All-American Bowl has been considered the nation's premier All-American game by high school football players, coaches, and fans from across the country, as it's the preeminent launching pad for America's future college and NFL stars. Reggie Bush, Vince Young, Adrian Peterson and Brady Quinn all made their national debuts as U.S. Army All-Americans.
Last year the U.S. Army All-American Bowl set its own attendance record, as 35,151 fans attended the game at the Alamodome.
Other national sponsors of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl are Russell Athletics, Reebok, San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau, PlayStation, Schutt Sports, Deloitte, Gatorade, NCSA, and QBU.